Kelley Suttenfield's "Where Is Love?" in consideration for Grammy
New York, NYhombus Records recording artist Kelley Suttenfield's debut CD, Where Is Love?" is under consideration for a Grammy Award nomination as NARAS members continue voting through early November. The final nominations will be announced on a TV special: The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! Countdown to Music's Biggest Night"that will air on CBS television network December 3rd. The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will take place early February 2011.
is known for an adventurous repertoire and a unique jazz storytelling style which has been clearly resonating with her listeners. She has been a popular draw on the Greenwich Village jazz scene for some time, where she made her mark as a finalist in the 2008 Jazzmobile Competition, and just this year she made her first appearance in the Copenhagen Jazz Festival. Her CD Where Is Love?"co-produced with Andrea Wolperwas recorded in response to audience demand, and it has received excellent reviews, a few of which are excerpted below:
Here's a singer with a lot of great ideas, and the ability to deliver them...the closest thing I can compare it to is Madeleine Peyroux's debut, Dreamland...Give me more!" JazzWeekly
Her album bottles ecstasy in its most natural form and shares it openly with the listener." Jazz Times
Where is Love?" transcends genres from Brazilian standards, to the Beatles, and beyond. The diverse collection is unified by Suttenfield's sensuous vocals and imaginative arrangements of a repertoire that includes classics such as 'Charade,' 'Ode to Billy Joe,' 'Twilight Time,' 'West Coast Blues,' The Beatles' 'And I Love Her' as well as Stanley Turrentine's 'Sugar.
Suttenfield will be appearing Friday, October 29th at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham, MA, backed by her solid, creative quartet: Michael Cabe, piano; Tony Romano, guitar; Matt Aronoff, bass; Brian Adler, drums.